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10:00 Harvest All Age Holy Communion Service at Emmanuel Church

Sunday 18th October, 2020

 

Harvest Thanksgiving at Emmanuel Church with a collection for The Foodbank. The service will use the CE Eucharist Prayer for children

 

 

Presiding
Rev Heather Atkinson
Preaching
Rev Heather Atkinson
Intercessions
Rob O'Neil
Readings
Luke 19:1-9 - read by Colin Jones

 

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Reading: Luke 19:1-9

Luke 19:1-9

read by Colin Jones

Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through.
A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.
He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd.
So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.
When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today."
So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly.
All the people saw this and began to mutter, "He has gone to be the guest of a sinner."
But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount."
Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.

 

 

 

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